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Olive Branch
  • Suburb in Mississippi

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Olive Branch is a suburb of Memphis with a population of 37,461. Olive Branch is in DeSoto County and is one of the best places to live in Mississippi. Living in Olive Branch offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Olive Branch and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Olive Branch are highly rated.

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About Olive Branch...
Population
37,461

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,164
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Olive Branch Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    98
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    54.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    286.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,795.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    221.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Olive Branch

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,680
National
$62,843

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